Salads and Dressings

Roasted Beets with Yogurt

Recipe and photo courtesy of Dan Kluger of ABC Kitchen.

Ingredients

For the Beets:

  • 1/3 pound Baby Red Beets
  • 1/3 pound Baby Golden Beets
  • 1/3 pound Baby Candy Cane Beets
  • 5 Tbsp Kosher Salt
  • 3 Tbsp Red Wine Vinegar
  • 3 Tbsp. + ¼ cup California Olive Ranch Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Black Pepper, freshly milled

For the Dish:

  • 2 cups Greek Yogurt, organic
  • Roasted Beets            
  • 2 Tbsp. California Olive Ranch - Arbequina Olive Oil
  • ¼ cup Aged Balsamic Vinegar
  • 2 oz.Chervil, picked
  • Sea Salt, coarse
  • Black Pepper, freshly milled
Directions

Method for the Beets:

Preheat oven to 400˚F degrees.

Place red beets in a bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon coarse salt, 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar, and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Wrap red beets in parchment paper-lined aluminum foil and set aside; repeat process in a clean bowl, first with golden beets, then with candy cane beets. Place wrapped beets on a baking sheet and transfer to oven; roast until beets are easily pierced with the tip of a small knife, 1 to 1 ½ hours. Remove from oven and let cool slightly. Remove skins by rubbing each type of beet with a paper towel. Cut beets into halves or quarters and transfer to a large bowl. Drizzle with ¼ cup of olive oil and the remaining 2 tablespoons salt and black pepper; toss to combine.

Method for the Dish:

Spoon yogurt into the bottom of a large shallow serving bowl; top with an even layer of beets. Drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar; garnish with chervil and season with sea salt and pepper

Time Level Yield
90 minutes   Easy   4 servings

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